STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Georgia Case Set for Sept. 9 Trial in State’s First Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial
August 29, 2019
ATLANTA –– For the first time, Georgia jurors will have a chance to weigh in on whether talcum powder caused a woman’s ovarian cancer in what is the first case of its kind to proceed to trial in the state.
Jury selection will begin on Sept. 9 in the Georgia State Court for Fulton County, sources told HarrisMartin Publishing. Hon. Jane Morrison will preside over the trial, expected to last two weeks.
The case, brought by the minor granddaughter of Diane Brower, was originally scheduled to go to trial in July, but was postponed after it was one of thousands ...